peace corps
peace corps

United States have sent more peace corps volunteers to the Gambia to serve in education sector in all regions of the county, U.S. officials told Xinhua on Thursday.

peace corps
peace corps
The volunteers were sworn in Wednesday at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Banjul.

The volunteers arrived in Gambia a month ago and has finished a 10-week pre-service training session on local languages communication to enable them to communicate with local people in the communities they are posted as volunteers.

According to the U.S. Embassy’s charge de Affairs Joseph Stafford, more than 1,700 Peace Corps volunteers have served in the country over the years in the Peace Corps programme, which is “a centerpiece” of U.S. assistance efforts in the country. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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